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Bonhajo, Louis (fl. 1939) [Print of a painting of Abraham Lincoln]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC08879.01.02 Author/Creator: Bonhajo, Louis (fl. 1939) Place Written: Chicago, Illinois Type: Print Date: 1866 Pagination: 1 print : color ; 42.5 x 31.5 cm.

Summary of Content: Profile view of Lincoln's head and shoulders. Depicted without a beard. Copyrighted and printed by R.L. Parkinson from a painting by Louis Bonhajo. With text at bottom entitled, "Lincoln's First Nomination - May 1860." The text describes how Lincoln was informed by telegram of his presidential nomination.

People: Bonhajo, Louis, fl. 1939
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865

Historical Era: Great Depression and World War II, 1929-1945

Subjects: PresidentElectionPoliticsGovernment and CivicsArt, Music, Theater, and Film

Sub Era: The American Civil War

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